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President Barack Obama to Celebrate the Lincoln Bicentennial in Springfield with Eli’s Cheesecake

President Barack Obama With Eli’s 200th Birthday Cake for Abraham Lincoln at the Bicentennial Celebration in Springfield
The photograph of President Barack Obama with our 200th Birthday Cheesecake for Abraham Lincoln was taken at the Crowne Plaza on Thursday, February 12th shortly before his speech to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration.

In the picture with President Obama and the Eli’s Birthday Cake are the chairpersons of the two host organizations for the evening: Marilyn Kushak of the Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and Richard Hart of the Abraham Lincoln Association

 

 

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Eli’s Cheesecake Featured at the Abraham Lincoln Association Lincoln Bicentennial Birthday Party

Abraham Lincoln Association Lincoln Bicentennial Birthday Party features Eli’s Cheesecake

The Abraham Lincoln Association’s Lincoln Bicentennial Birthday Party featured Eli’s Desserts with a three-tiered white chocolate raspberry Eli’s Cheesecake decorated with an edible stovepipe hat and chocolate Lincoln pennies dusted with copper colored luster dust.

Each guest at the party enjoyed an individual three-inch white chocolate raspberry cheesecake enrobed in bittersweet chocolate ganache and topped with a three-inch replica of an authentic 1909 Lincoln penny made of chocolate dusted with copper colored luster dust.

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Eli’s Executive Pastry Chef Laurel Boger checks to make sure that the 200th Birthday Cheesecake is in perfect order before it is served.

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Eli’s Maureen and Marc Schulman are joined by Governor Quinn and former Governors Jim Edgar and Jim Thompson.

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Each guest at the dinner enjoyed their own individual White Chocolate Raspberry Eli’s Cheesecake topped with a replica of a 1909 Lincoln Penny decorated with edible gold dust.

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“Honest, Doesn’t Abe deserve a (Eli’s) cheesecake!”—-Posting by Renee Enna on The Stew-the Chicago Tribune’s Food Blog

“Honest, Doesn’t Abe deserve a (Eli’s) cheesecake!”—-posting by Renee Enna on The Stew-the Chicago Tribune’s Food Blog
 

 

 

Honest, doesn’t Abe deserve a cheesecake?

 

 

Posted by Renee Enna at 4:00 p.m. CTOne day Illinois is giving the country a president. A few weeks later, we’re impeaching a governor.Far removed from all this hullabaloo is Abraham Lincoln, that other politico with Illinois ties. He wasn’t averse to controvery but, being dead, things are relatively quiet. Or are they?The bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth falls on Feb. 12 and Springfield is hosting a fancy-shmancy (and sold-out) 1860 Period Ball. For the event, Eli’s Cheesecake will be making a 42-inch round apple-cinnamon cheesecake topped with a replica of that log cabin he lived in.

And what about us, the hoi polloi? We haven’t been forgotten. Eli’s is crafting “penny cakes”–adorable mini white chocolate-raspberry cheesecakes covered with bittersweet chocolate ganache and topped with a 3-inch replica of a 1909 Lincoln penny (made of chocolate dusted with copper-colored luster dust).

This sounds so great I think I’d want one even if Rod Blagojevich’s photo was on it.

They’ll be sold from Feb. 5-12 at Eli’s Cheesecake World, 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr., for $6 (that’s 600 pennies) each.

 

 

 

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